Visit of the delegates of the University of Business & Technology (UBT) of Saudi Arabia at AUEB campus

As part of AUEB’s Internationalization Program, a visit was made by delegates of the University of Business and Technology (UBT) of Saudi Arabia on Monday 10/1/22.

22 female students and 8 female professors as representatives of the 4 faculties of UBT - University of Business & Technology (Business Administration, Engineering, Advertising, & Law) were hosted at AUEB’s premises. The program included a presentation of the two universities, a meeting with AUEB’s Rector, a discussion between the Vice-Rectors and other professors- UBT professors with the Deans of AUEB’s Schools. At the same time, a seminar was delivered to the UBT students on entrepreneurship and innovation in Greece, which was presented at the University’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Possibilities for cooperation between the two institutions were explored, focusing mainly on issues such as:

  1. Exchange of students in summer programs
  2.  Exchange of teaching and research staff
  3. Development of joint research programs

AUEB’s Vice Rector for International Cooperation and Development, Professor Vassilis Papadakis stated: "The beginning of our cooperation with the UBT of Saudi Arabia and the actions we aspire to implement are part of the University’s internationalization strategy with other universities abroad. Our international collaborations are constantly expanding and support the implementation of the strategic orientation of AUEB in this field".

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